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Fluorapatite and Ferberite from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal

 
Fluorapatite and Ferberite from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal

Fluorapatite and Ferberite from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorapatite and Ferberite from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal

DESCRIPTION:No. 25473
Mineral:Fluorapatite and Ferberite
Locality:Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal
Description:Translucent, green crystals of apatite up to 2 cm partially coated with silvery mica on matrix of black ferberite. One corner of a apatite crystal has been repaired. The apatite fluoresces yellow under UV illumination.
Overall Size:6x5x3 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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